Religion Quotes

Religion is an insult to human dignity. With or without it, you'd have good people doing good things and evil people doing bad things, but for good people to do bad things, it takes religion.

Steven Weinberg

We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.

Jonathan Swift

The tendency to turn human judgments into divine commands makes religion one of the most dangerous forces in the world.

Georgia Harkness

We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.

Dalai Lama

God has no religion

Mahatma Gandhi

Doubt is part of all religion. All the religious thinkers were doubters.

Isaac Bashevis Singer

When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow.

Anais Nin

Those who say religion has nothing to do with politics do not know what religion is.

Mahatma Gandhi

Religion is as helpful as throwing a drowning man both ends of a rope


Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines.

Bertrand Russell

Many have quarreled about religion that never practiced it

Benjamin Franklin

People who want to share their religious views with you almost never want you to share yours with them.

Dave Barry

Being unable to reason is not a positive character trait outside religion

Dewey Henize

This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.

Dalai Lama

Religion is love; in no case is it logic

Beatrice Potter Webb

Unless we place our religion and our treasure in the same thing, religion will always be sacrificed.


This would be the best of all possible worlds, if there were no religion in it

John Adams

Money is the wise man's religion


Humanity without religion is like a serial killer without a chainsaw


I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of established religion

Baruch Spinoza

Generally speaking, the errors in religion are dangerous; those in philosophy only ridiculous

David Hume

The greatest religious problem today is how to be both a mystic and a militant; in other words how to combine the search for an expansion of inner awareness with effective social action, and how to feel one's true identity in both

Ursula K. LeGuin

A man has no religion who has not slowly and painfully gathered one together, adding to it, shaping it; and one's religion is never complete and final, it seems, but must always be undergoing modification.

D.H. Lawrence

One religion is as true as another

Robert Burton

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Updated On : March 11, 2014
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